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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Acadia
When it comes to finding the right SUV for your family, it seems like there are always a lot of compromises to be made. One vehicle is so performance and off-road oriented that...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...

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A/C blowing hot air, filled 3 weeks ago with refrigerant and helped now refrigerant not cooling it.
Your car uses a refrigerant called R134a. If the re-charge 3 weeks ago resulted in your system working at that time, but a slow degradation in cooling effect has occurred since then, the most likely explanation is you have a...
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Do i need to replace power steering pump?
Hello. I would say you are on the right track. Another good sign that your power steering pump going out is a whine whenever you try to turn the steering wheel. Also, check the fluid level in your power steering...
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Can a over tightened outer tie rod end cause the boot to split an grease to come out??
If the tie rod boot is torn then it was most likely damaged during installation or was hit by something on the road. Either way the joint will need to be replaced again soon or else the joint will quickly...
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It is hard to turn the wheels when stopped/ moving slowly.
You may have a power steering pump that is low on pressure and cannot produce enough pressure at low speeds to turn easily. Have the power steering pressures checked by a mechanic to be at or above about 700psi....
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Need Instructions on how to replace a driver side sun visor on a 2011 Acadia
Next to the swivel on your visor there should be a small plastic trim piece. You will want to try this trim piece away from the headliner to expose the screws that hold the sun visor in place. Once these...
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Starter turning but motor is not turning starter sounds funny.. was told timing chain and gears.
Hello there, there are a few different faults that could cause your 2008 GMC Acadia to stall and not restart. It is possible a failing timing chain or timing gear could cause your engine to not restart like this. The...
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Fuel rail injection pressure sensor
Hey there, thanks for writing in. It is in the top center of the motor on the fuel rail. You have to remove the upper intake manifold to get to it.
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My check engine light came on after getting a jump start from AAA and when i got home i turned the car off and the light stays on
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing more than one issue. P2070 is the code indicating the intake manifold tuning valve is stuck open. This may be linked to your performance issue. Dark smoke...
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Vapor canister purge valve has a loud tick? Very rough idle upon starting after a refueling.
Hey there. The purge valve ticking noise is most likely normal and should not be noticed inside the cab when the windows are up. If it is too loud inside the cab, then have the valve replaced. The purge valve...
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My GMC Acadia 2013 is blowing hot air and the AC is on
Unfortunately your 2013 GMC Acadia is known for having bad rear evaporator cores. So that sounds about right. I can't comment on needing the blower motor though. Does the rear air blow at all? These cars are also known to...
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Car will not turn over - 2011 GMC Acadia
A flashing Check Engine Light is commonly an indicator that you have non-burning raw fuel that is flowing into the exhaust system or triggering the O2 sensors to report this information. This is one reason why your engine is probably...
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I have a 2007 GMC Acadia and I'm experiencing a hesitation when I accelerate from a stop.
Hi there. The hesitation would be a communication error with the transmission. Also, if the transmission is low on fluid there could be a hesitation when accelerating. Check the transmission fluid level and make sure that it is full. Check...
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Knocking/fluttering in rear end
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If you have a limited slip differential, then having 2 different size tires on the axle will cause the limited slip differential to make this noise. Eventually, the limited slip will stop working and...
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My 2011 Acadia is leaking engine oil. Above the drain plug is wet- it's dripping off the drain plug
Oil leaking above. the oil pan can be coming from a number of places depending on how far above the pan, the oil is leaking from. The oil pan gasket, timing cover gasket/seal, or even the oil pressure switch are...
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Code P0496.
This may be obvious, but have you cleared the code with the scanner? If so, disregard that first sentence. Codes will not clear immediately after the repair. With an emissions system code, there is also a drive cycle to be...
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My park assist is turned off - how do I turn it back on?
Hello - most often, this message appears when something blocks the rear parking assist sensors on the rear bumper (dirt, snow, bumper stickers, trailer towing gear, etc.). Wipe off the sensors with a damp or soapy paper towel, drive forward...
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I had the water pump replaced due to a leak. What would cause the engine to overheat now?
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a clogged radiator, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know, the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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Steering shakes and makes horrible noise at low speed 2011 GMC Acadia
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. From what you said and what was displayed on the video your power steering pump is making the humming noise as if the pump is lacking of oil, but the shaking of vehicle and...
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What does hot air below the driver' feet indicate?
Hi there: If the heater is not on and the vents are blowing hot air, it's possibly caused by a malfunction of the heater motor relay or the heater core. What's most likely happening is that there is an electrical...
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Would I need to replace the entire valve cover?
Hi there: Oil leaking into the spark plug wells is an indication of a fairly serious problem that should be inspected and repaired immediately. It is almost always due to a failing gasket or O-ring but can also be the...

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